The Summer 2023 edition of Education Choices Magazine features Education Corner Podcast interviews with Mr. Graeme McCafferty, the Head at Rosemead Preparatory School, Dulwich, discussing their recent merger with St Dunstan’s College; Mr. Chris Muller, the Head at Sir William Perkins’s School, Surrey, discussing their integration of AI in the classroom; Emma Beamish, retired Irish cricketer, discussing the role of women in sports; Mr. Nick Hewlett, Head at St Dunstan’s College, discussing raising awareness about the growing teen pornography crisis; and Professor John Mullan, Head of the Department of English at UCL, speaking the benefits of studying English.
We also feature discuss the pros and cons of artificial intelligence (AI) and feature leading authors including SF Said and his inspiration for his latest release Tyger. For students considering their university choices and options there is a University Focus listing the many UK options and expert advice for students on applying to Oxbridge.
The Spring 2023 edition of Education Choices Magazine features Education Corner Podcast interviews with Miss Laura Whitwood, the Head at St Dunstan’s College Junior School, SE London, discussing their Forder and Stuart programmes; Mr.Christian Saenger, Headmaster at Dumpton School, Dorset, discussing their work on emotional intelligence; Mrs. Maren Kelly, Science Lead at St Catherine’s School, Bramley, discussing STEM; Ms. Rosie Lockyear, Deputy Head at City of London School for Girls, discussing partnerships; Mrs. Suzie Longstaff future Principal and Mr. Paul Vanni Head at the new London Park School Clapham; Julian Hall from Ultra Education discusses teaching entrepreneurship and Mr. Guy Sanderson, Headmaster, and Mr. Gideon Hammond, REACH Lead at Eltham College, discuss their EDI work taking place.
We also feature articles related to internet safety, influencers, embracing neurodiversity and Educational Psychology reports. For parents considering a move to Berkshire and Hampshire do turn to the back to see our ECM suggested schools and information on activities and places to visit! For university news we have included updates on Oxbridge, Warwick, SOAS and Exeter universities.
The Winter 2022 edition of Education Choices Magazine features Education Corner Podcast interviews with Mr. Andrew De Silva, the Head at The Oratory Prep School, Oxfordshire, discussing their child centred learning; Mr. Kevin Doble, Principal at Broomwood, Clapham, discussing their new branding and developing resilience; Miss. Amy Wallace, Principal at Queen’s Gate School, Kensington, discussing the benefits of attending an all-girls’ school in central London. We celebrate Christmas and have a Christmas lights and activities listing!
We also look at equality, diversity and inclusion, reflecting the work that is taking place to support children and families in the UK. For parents considering a move to the SW England do turn to the back to read the SW England suggested schools and universities and our information on activities and places to visit! Please go to the back to see the SW England property news and the Galuchat design feature.
The Autumn 2022 edition of Education Choices Magazine features a special Education Corner Podcast interview with Mr. Nick Hewlett, Head at St Dunstan’s College, SE London and the ‘St Dunstan’s Difference’. There are further interviews including: Victoria Ayodeji (Cambridge) addressing social mobility; Mrs. Pippa Smithson, Head at The Royal School, about their global approach to educating the children; Mr. David Mulae, Assistant Head at Cranleigh School discussing EDI; PLUS Mrs. Grace McCahery, Vice Principal at The White House School revealing their families secret to success; Mrs. Sophie Edwards, St Catherine’s Prep, Bramley, discussing the importance of language learning and the exciting new book ResearcHER!
We look at equality, diversity and inclusion, reflecting the work that is taking place to support children and families in the UK. For parents considering a move to the NW London do turn to the back to read the NW London ECM suggested schools/universities and we include a a selection of NW London nurseries too! Please go to the back to see the NW London property advice, student tips and the Galuchat design feature.
The Summer 2022 edition of Education Choices Magazine features a special Education Corner Podcast interview with British tennis player, Ben Draper and RMG Associates. There are further interviews including: Headmaster, Dr. Joe Spence, from Dulwich College about their approach to EDI and Deputy Head, Ms. Josephine Lane, SPGS discussing their work with Project ReMAKE. PLUS: interviews with: Headmistress, Mrs. Louise McCabe-Arnold, SHS; Headmistress, Miss Joanne Croft, Rye St Antony, Oxford; Nigerian rugby player, Seyi Aiyegbusi; and author Elizabeth Laird.
There are contributions from schools and universities, authors' latest releases and a special ‘London activities’ focus. We look at diversity and inclusion, reflecting the work that is taking place to support children and families in the UK. For parents considering SW London school options we include our recommended maintained and independent schools. We also include property advice from Knight Frank, student tips and Galuchat summer exterior design tips…
The Spring 2022 edition of Education Choices Magazine features a special Education Corner Podcast interview with Professor Lee Elliot Major OBE, the first Professor of Social Mobility at Exeter University and also discussing his new book The Good Parent Educator. There are further interviews including: Mrs. Jane Lunnon, Headmistress at Alleyn’s School, about their global approach to educating the children; Mr. Joe Silvester, Headmaster at Wetherby Senior School discussing the advantages of their central London location and educating boys; PLUS Mr. Dominic Oliver, Headmaster at Lancing College, discussing the exciting developments and progress that have taken place in the past ten years!
King’s College School, Wimbledon write about the advantages of taking IB and Dulwich College write about Free Learning. For parents considering a move to the countryside, do turn to the back to read the Oxford Schools Special and a top ten list of Oxford nurseries too! We also include a parent focus, property advice from Carter Jonas, student tips and Galuchat Spring time interior design tips.
The Winter 2021 edition of Education Choices Magazine celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with twelve nurseries featuring. A special Education Corner Podcast interview with Marvyn Harrison, Dope Black Dads, discusses fatherhood and parenting alongside his new books. There are further interviews with the renowned LGBTQIA+ author, Simon James Green about his new book and Headmistress, Ffion Robinson, from Churcher's Junior School. There are contributions from schools and universities on their work post COP26 and further articles related to diversity and inclusion, reflecting the work that is taking place to support children and families in the UK. For parents considering a move to the countryside, do turn to the back to read the Surrey Schools Special and get property advice from Savills and Galuchat.
The Autumn 2021 edition of Education Choices Magazine includes an exclusive Education Corner Podcast interview with Dr. Sandie Okoro (General Counsel at World Bank and Senior Vice President) who discusses the importance of using her ‘voice’ to support gender and racial equality and shares some insight into her childhood and education that enabled her to become a diversity and inclusion champion. We also feature: High Mistress, Sarah Fletcher, from St Paul's Girls' discussing the future of GCSEs; Putney High (GDST) and their democratic culture; Latymer Upper (Mr. Goodhew) writes about their Inspiring Minds campaign and they are preparing students for international university applications; Lancing College are working to support and welcome their new students; Surbiton High are tackling mental health; Box Hill School writes about their IB programme; Berkhamsted, Reed's School, Merchant Taylors' and Cranleigh are preparing Sixth Form students for their future careers; the Exeter University Foundation Programme; Bristol University are offering a Black Student Scholarship and Swaffield and Alleyn's schools have been celebrating Black History Month. Finally, we also have a Sussex Schools Focus and Savills write about the Sussex property market.
The Summer 2021 edition of Education Choices Magazine included a variety of nursery, school and university features including a Tennis Special feature including several leading school’s tennis programmes, some useful competition advice from Alison Battista (LTA) and top tennis tips from parents. David James, Deputy Head (LEH), discusses the pros and cons of single-sex education and Mrs. Fionnuala Kennedy, Wimbledon High (GDST), discusses her first year as headmistress and coping with the pandemic. Moreover, this edition highlights Education Corner Podcast interviews with leading head teachers including: Mrs. Beth Dawson from Sutton High (GDST) and Mr. Bart Wielenga from Blundell’s, Devon. Inclusion and diversity remain integral to the content: XULA, the Cranleigh school Bursary Scheme and Emanuel’s Ascent Programme feature alongside a review of how the Black Lives Matter movement has impacted education and a parent writes about her son coping with additional learning needs.
The Spring 2021 edition of Education Choices Magazine is bursting with content from top schools including: Latymer Upper on their Attain Programme, Saint Christina's, Churcher's College, Wetherby Senior, Lancing College and many more... The Parent Perspective is from Linda Summers who provides an insight into dealing with the loss of a child and how her resilience has enabled her to cope with the devastation and move forwards.This edition also has a University Focus which includes: Exeter University, Aberdeen University, a university directory and advice from schools such as Putney High (GDST) and Surbiton High on completing UCAS and applying to university.
Our Winter 2020 edition features an exclusive Education Corner podcast interview with Mr. James Dahl (15th Master of Wellington College) discussing the extensive work they are undertaking to support children from all backgrounds and their new Education Grant and much more!
Surbiton High, Putney High (GDST), Reed's School, St Catherine's Bramley, Churcher's College, Lancing College, Impington International College (who offer IB), Ripley Court School and many more share news and updates. This edition features a brilliant article about the Sir Steve Smith Scholarship Scheme offered at Exeter University.
In our Autumn 2020 edition you can read articles from Putney High (GDST), Edgeborough, Lancing College, ACS, the Cognita School Group all share news and updates. There is a feature by Liverpool Hope University and Mr. Dan Cundy writes about the benefits of UTC's.
Our cover story is about a family moving from London to the countryside to live a new lifestyle. It is a wonderful read!
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